[Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter]

Description:

Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter. Wooden dowel which held paper roll rests in u-shaped brackets at each end of cutter. Spring-loaded straightedge provides a tearing surface. Unit has holes in base for mounting to counter. Base is braced on one side with a flat metal strip (.5" x 24.4 "); other side is held by a piece of wire. Top of unit is made from a flat wooden bar. (a) is main part. (b) is wooden dowel.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1910
Partner(s):
Fort Bend Museum
Collection(s):
Fort Bend Museum Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 152
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1910
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Date
1910  
Description:

Counter-mounted butcher paper cutter. Wooden dowel which held paper roll rests in u-shaped brackets at each end of cutter. Spring-loaded straightedge provides a tearing surface. Unit has holes in base for mounting to counter. Base is braced on one side with a flat metal strip (.5" x 24.4 "); other side is held by a piece of wire. Top of unit is made from a flat wooden bar. (a) is main part. (b) is wooden dowel.

Note:

Items purchased into permanent collection except for 1999.008 035-036, portriats of M/M Slavin. These were placed on an annually renewable loan. Collection all came from Thompson's Store, which was first opened ca.1865-1870 by T.W. Jones. Store remained in continuous use until 1980s oil bust.

Physical Description:

Height:12", Length/Circumference:6.75", Width/Diameter: 28"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Thompsons Store | paper cutters
Partner:
Fort Bend Museum
Collection:
Fort Bend Museum Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1999.008.018ab
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth1962
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public